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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 20 March 2023

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 45 to 55 knots becoming west 45 late overnight then diminishing to west 25 to 35 Tuesday morning. Wind becoming northwest 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 20 March 2023
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 March 2023
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the morning.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in Bonavista Bay. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4647N 5257W to 4645N 5226W
to 4838N 5055W to 4957N 5140W to 5035N 5420W to 5437N 5305W to 5803N
5815W then northeastward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in
Bonavista Bay.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 4:12 PM EDT 20 March 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5555W to 4600N 5525W to 4515N 5000W to 4535N 4610W to 4700N
4500W to 4845N 4525W to 5835N 5540W to 6005N 5015W to 5900N 4815W to
5820N 4520W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5027N 5948W to Newfoundland near 4936N 5753W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 20 March 2023

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 20 March 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 975 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday departing low 975 mb located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NDT 20 March 2023 An intense low pressure system over the Belle Isle Bank will slowly
track eastward away from the marine district by late Tuesday. Gale to
storm force westerlies over all waters will diminish to strong
northwesterlies as the low departs.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk
Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters.

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